- Cranbrook Institute of Science Experience : Amount: $7,220 (all district 5th graders)
The BEF is granting funds to purchase tickets for every 5th grader in the district to attend programming at the Cranbrook Planetarium, as well as a Physics demonstration at the Museum.
- Harptoons Assembly: Amount: $1050
An artist from Cincinnati will visit each school to teach students how to draw cartoons using letters and numbers, combining literacy and art in to one exciting and educational assembly.
All district fourth grade students have the opportunity to attend a live performance of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, which is programmed with students in mind. Students will attend once during the year, either in October, March or April.
- 4th Grade Trip to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Live: Amount: $3,318 (all district 4th graders)
Each year, the BEF works with our media department to bring an author or illustrator to our schools. This year, we are bringing Maria Dismondy in to speak with elementary students.
- $1,000 Grant to Harlan for 100% of staff supporting the BEF's Annual Fund (all BPS elementary schools have 100% support from staff!)